Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues him from his relatives and takes him to his new home, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live ...

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Title:Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Author:J.K. Rowling
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Edition Language
English
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:322 pages pages

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Reviews

  • Jennifer
    Oct 23, 2007
    Yes, I've been living under a rock. ...
  • Harold Bloom
    May 29, 2007
    Can 35 Million Book Buyers Be Wrong? Yes. Taking arms against Harry Potter, at this moment, is to emulate Hamlet taking arms against a sea of troubles. By opposing the sea, you won't end it. The Harry Potter epiphenomenon will go on, doubtless for some time, as J. R. R. Tolkien did,...
  • Ahmad Sharabiani
    Jun 19, 2010
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone = Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1), J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling. It is the first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut n...
  • Stephen
    Feb 16, 2009
    On my list of reasons why my daughters are the bestest thing to ever happen to me, Number 14,577 is that they gave me, at 41 years old, the perfect excuse to revisit the Harry Potter series. When my oldest angel told me she wanted to start reading the Harry Potter books, I couldn?...
  • Victoria Schwab
    Nov 08, 2008
    Doing a listen of the entire series, Stephen Fry edition. ...
  • Wil Wheaton
    Apr 14, 2014
    As wonderful and magical as promised. Because I didn't remember the movie, the third act of the book was a delightful surprise to me. I wish I'd had this book when I was a kid, because the idea that someone could be special without knowing it, and then get to visit a special world w...
  • K.D. Absolutely
    Jan 27, 2010
    How can more than half of my Goodreads friends be wrong with this? I have to get this right. As of this writing, I have 98 Goodreads friends. 61 (62%) of them have read J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Out of those who read this, 39 (64%) rated this with 5 star...
  • ★ Jess
    Dec 10, 2009
    My original review was a comparison of sorts between Harry Potter and Twilight. However, this is stupid as the two are incomparable. Honestly, its not even worth discussing. Its not just that Twilight doesn't come close, it is the fact that Harry Potter transcends other similar works. ...
  • Wendy Darling
    Sep 16, 2009
    Current project: re-reading HP. My history: I was a young adult when this first book came out, and the print book never really grabbed me when I gave it a try. I found that I very much enjoyed the American audiobooks with Jim Dale narrating, however, so I read the first few books t...
  • Raeleen Lemay
    Jun 26, 2010
    Review for Illustrated Edition Perfect. Duh. Re-Read in December 2014 for Harry Christmas To You OH LORDY. Every time I read this book it brings back so many memories, and also gets me excited to read the rest of the series again as well because there is so much foreshadowin...
  • Mark Lawrence
    Nov 06, 2010
    Publishers have my sympathy. If I try to put myself in the place of an editor picking this manuscript from the pile I can say with some certainty that I would not have recognized it as the ticket to a multi-billion dollar prize. I would have thought to myself that it was a good fun rea...
  • Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies
    Jun 10, 2012
    Rereading for the 3rd time for the group read. Once upon a time, there was a 10th grader named Khanh who didn't get along with people very well. She wasn't an outcast in school, and all the bullying and teasing stopped with the commencement of high school, but she had always been a ...
  • Lora
    Jun 03, 2011
    I'm going to keep this brief since there isn't much to say that hasn't already been said. *clears throat* I think the reason I waited so long to read this series is because I just couldn't imagine myself enjoying reading about an eleven-year-old boy and his adventures at a school of w...
  • Caz (littlebookowl)
    Feb 09, 2018
    Re-read again, this time it was the illustrated edition! ...
  • Colleen Hoover
    Feb 12, 2016
    I'm on page 27. I can already tell this is going to be a big hit someday. Everyone take note of this author. He's going places. Couldn't find him on Twitter, though. Wanted to tell him how great I thought page 23 was. ...
  • Zoë
    Jun 06, 2012
    I will never ever rate this lower than 5 stars. BEAUTIFUL. ...
  • jessica
    Jun 12, 2012
    i think everyone has that one book that made you fall in love with reading, one book that opened your eyes to a world beyond the one in which you live, one book that burrowed itself inside your heart and became a part of you, one book that will forever feel like coming home every time ...
  • Sasha Alsberg
    Aug 03, 2015
    Why the heck did I not read Harry Potter before now...its flipping magical (literally)! ...
  • Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
    Aug 02, 2016
    ***Because I got hate in the comments for OMG swearing in a children's book review (which I get, I guess...), DON'T READ THIS IF YOU ARE UNDER 18. Happy now, everyone?*** Well, I did it. I FINALLY read my first Harry Potter book...and in the same year as its 20th anniversary no less...
  • Mohammed Arabey
    Sep 12, 2014
    It's Always Great, Coming back Home.. There's a reason us, the Fans, feel that we're connected, no matter where we from, different culture, ethics, ages..we're all graduated from there.. ..Hogwarts.. even like we were It's Always Great, Coming back Home.. There's a reason...
  • Matthew
    Jan 08, 2013
    One of my first jobs was at a bookstore. When I was a kid my Mom would take me to the mall and I would spend tons of time hanging out at Waldenbooks (who here remembers Waldenbooks?) Right when I became legally old enough to work, I went in and submitted my application and a few weeks ...
  • Navessa
    Mar 06, 2013
    There are no words to do this book justice. ...
  • Jayson
    Aug 01, 2013
    (A-) 83% | Very Good Notes: Despite a weak climax, it?s a delightful read: an excellent introduction to its richly layered, wildly imaginative world. ...
  • Voldemort
    Aug 14, 2013
    This is a disgrace to all pure bloods. My head looked quite dashing on that strange professor's head.. If only I could have extended my stay. Harry Potter.. This is not over yet. ...
  • Lily C
    Jun 01, 2014
    I've FINALLY read a Harry Potter book!!! (Watch my review here): https://youtu.be/oUZ0EMsggSk ...
  • Kai
    Apr 02, 2015
    ?There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.? Harry Potter is the most amazing series that I have ever read in my whole life, and it probably forever will be. I will never love any books...
  • Chelsea Humphrey
    Nov 19, 2017
    Don't worry, I've confirmed that no matter how many times you read these books, they continue to be as magical as the very first time. <3 ******************************** Original Review: I read this book a couple of years ago and, for some unknown reason, never continued on...
  • may ❀
    Jun 02, 2017
    I?m putting aside precious reading time to try and formulate a review for y?all so you should be grateful (and not attack me for my rating) So clearly, I had a very very sad childhood since I had not read Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, or any other of those ?must-read-or-else-...
  • Elena
    Aug 30, 2016
    ?This boy will be famous. There won't be a child in our world who doesn't know his name.? Everyone grew up with Harry Potter. They read all the books when they were young and watched all the films. They would re-watch and re-read them. They would fall in love with the Wizardin...
  • Luca Ambrosino
    Nov 24, 2016
    ENGLISH (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) / ITALIANO Let me dream.I'm reading for the first time this book to my daughter (6 years old), but for me (37 years old) it's the third time I read "Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone". Everyone should read this book, if onl...